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C. M. Rubin (Cathy) is the founder of CMRubinWorld, an online publishing company focused on education, entertainment and lifestyle, and the co-founder of Henmead Enterprises, Inc., a publishing and strategic consulting company. Rubin’s 30 years of experience as an author, journalist, editor, executive, and entrepreneur in the fields of publishing, film, television, video and education have fostered her expertise in identifying and evaluating national and global trends in key economic sectors and industries, including the impact of innovation and technology. Rubin is the author of three best-selling books and two widely read online series for which she received a 2011 Upton Sinclair award. Her award winning blog, “The Global Search for Education,” brings together distinguished thought leaders from around the world to explore the key education issues faced by most nations.
C. M. Rubin currently lives in New York City. She was born in Georgetown, Guyana, and was educated in various parts of the world, including Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. C. M Rubin and her works have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines around the world, including The New York Times, Parent Magazine, Vogue Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, US Magazine, the Hollywood Reporter, and Family Magazine. In addition, she has been a featured guest on radio and television shows, both in the US and the UK. Twitter – @CMRubinWorld

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The Global Search for Education: Play it Again Spirio

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2016 | 4:44 PM

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Play it Again Spirio

Many experts say it could be as soon as 30 years when machines will be capable of doing almost any job that a human can.

Globally honored musician Leonard Cohen once wrote, "Music is the emotional life...

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Alice Through My Looking Glass

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2016 | 7:19 PM

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5 Years later, it is once again time for a little madness.....

It's just over 5 years since my daughter and I (on the heels of Tim Burton's 200 million dollar Alice In Wonderland movie that has grossed a whopping $1,025,467,110 to...

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Around the World in 30 Days - April 2016

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 12:26 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question and under attack from all sides. Will the new robots on the block provide the same expertise and...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What's New On Social?

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2016 | 11:17 AM

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Our world is interconnected. We no longer live in isolated communities. More than ever before we are part of a global community. The social media innovations making this connectivity easier with each day that passes are also being used to enhance learning.

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All the World's a Stage

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 1:05 PM

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"Whether it's in Asia, Europe, South America, or Africa, Shakespeare's plays are happening in geographically diverse territories within their respective traditions and in their native languages--demonstrating that Bill is quite alive and well within this global context."  --  Joseph Melillo

Throughout 2016,...

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The Global Search for Education: Planet Earth needs a new 'Billionaires' List

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 10:34 PM

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What if we defined Billionaires as entrepreneurs helping to solve earth's most pressing challenges?

What if we disrupted Forbes Magazine criteria for its annual Billionaire's list? What if we defined Billionaires as entrepreneurs helping to solve earth's most pressing challenges? Surely humanity,...

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The Global Search for Education: More Materials for the Arts

(0) Comments | Posted April 12, 2016 | 8:42 PM

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"Every day is Earth Day." --  Harriet Taub  

Materials for the Arts is one of those organizations you look at and say to yourself - it's so obvious - collect surplus materials from businesses and individuals and redistribute them to nonprofits...

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Around the World in 30 Days - March 2016

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2016 | 9:32 AM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

From Education Fast Forward's 17th debate in partnership with UNESCO at Mobile Learning Week in Paris, to our Twitter Chat on Multiculturalism in partnership with Edmodo, to interviewing the Top 10 finalists for the Varkey Foundation's...

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The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers - What are the best examples you have seen of teachers closing the gender gap in education?

(0) Comments | Posted March 23, 2016 | 8:07 AM

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The OECD's PISA report, The ABC of Gender Equality in Education, featured in The Global Search for Education: Education and Gender, illustrated that the gender gap cuts both ways - boys' and girls' attitudes to learning, their behavior in school...

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - On Becoming a Consummate Professional - Part 3

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 7:05 PM

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"In speaking of the achievement of excellence as workers and citizens, we refer to the three E's: Excellence, Engagement, and Ethics." -- Howard Gardner

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question...

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - Is Education a Profession? - Part 2

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 6:00 PM

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"We should try to raise consciousness about a teaching corps that is highly professionalized." --  Howard Gardner

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to be in question and under attack from all sides. Will...

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The Global Search for Education: In Search of Professional Ethicists - Do they Exist? - Part 1

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 4:26 PM

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"I see the range of professions, both in the United States and abroad, as under severe strain, because of both internal and external forces."  -- Howard Gardner

In the profit-above-all-world of digitization and automation, ethics and the nature of professionalism seem to...

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The Global Search for Education: How to Make Music Online

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2016 | 3:35 PM

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"Because it's a platform and not just a tool, the eco-system allows for non-musicians to participate alongside musicians, music producers, artists, music labels/publishers and the industry as a whole. You can make and share music in real time with people around the planet."...
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The Global Search for Education: Meet the Teachers

(0) Comments | Posted March 8, 2016 | 9:31 PM

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"The most important thing we can do to help make teaching be regarded as a more prestigious career is to tell the stories of the wonderful and inspiring work they are already doing."  --  Colin Hegarty

Meet the teachers who make up...

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The Global Search for Education: Learning to Live Together

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2016 | 5:36 PM

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"It's important for schools to begin by setting a tone that values and leverages diversity as an asset, across all aspects of teaching and learning.  This cannot be an 'add on' or a checklist, but rather an ongoing effort marked by continuous learning...
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The Global Search for Education: Innovation, Quality and Mobile

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2016 | 8:43 PM

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"I think technology has the potential to unlock new approaches to assessment that will change what and how we teach. I believe that the current curriculum shape and form that we see around the world with subjects taught in silos has to change."
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Around the World in 30 Days - February 2016

(0) Comments | Posted February 27, 2016 | 8:59 PM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

Ambassador Kirsti Kauppi, Dr. Nicholas Breakwell, Dr. David Perkins, Andreas Schleicher and Pak Tee Ng contributed to The Global Search for Education discussions this month on future learning, sharing perspectives on topics which ranged from what's...

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The Global Search for Education: Our Top Global Teacher Blogs - What are the top ten ways that administrators can help new teachers avoid burning out?

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2016 | 4:40 PM

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According to a report from the Alliance for Excellent Education, teacher attrition costs the United States up to $2.2 billion annually. Roughly half a million U.S. teachers either move or leave the profession each year, and tragically, this serious problem disproportionately affects...

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The Global Search for Education: Help Failing Students Improve

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2016 | 7:53 AM

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"All countries can improve their students' performance, given the right policies and the will to implement them."  --  Andreas Schleicher

"Low Performing Students: Why They Fail and How to Help Them Succeed" is a new analysis of previously published PISA data which...

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Around the World in 30 Days - January 2016

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2016 | 9:11 AM

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C. M. Rubin's Global Education Report

What are the biggest trends shaping education? Define learning literacy? How is online education transforming Latin America? Our voices in The Global Search for Education this month, including Thana Faroq, Gabriel Sanchez Zinny, Tracy Burns, Felix Bernstein,...

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